CropLife Latin America is a non-profit industry trade association consisting of five companies and a network of 25 associations in eighteen countries of Latin America.

We represent Bayer CropScience, Sumitomo Chemical, FMC, Syngenta, and Basf. These companies are committed to agricultural productivity and sustainability through the offer of better seeds, biotechnology and phytosanitary products.

CropLife Latin America is one of the sixteen regional associations affiliated to CropLife International, the plant science industry’s global federation.

The industry represented by CropLife Latin America complies with the FAO International Code of Conduct alignments on the Distribution and Utilization of Pesticides. Additionally, the industry has strict ethical and social responsibility parameters, in aspects like quality, respect for public health and environment.

(see Global network).

Vision

CropLife Latin America and the industry it represents are recognized for their technologically innovative contributions to a sustainable agriculture with increased productivity to feed the world while protecting our Biodiversity.

Mission

Represent the plant science industry by promoting sound legal and science-based regulatory frameworks, while effectively communicating industry’s contributions to innovation and greater productivity, while supporting sustainable agriculture in Latin America in a transparent way.

Our strategic priorities are encompassed in the following lines of work:

  • Advocate CropLife’s views aimed at the adoption of adequate legal frameworks in the regulatory and intellectual property areas, compatible with globally accepted trade standards for Crop Protection, Biotechnology, Biologicals and future emerging
  • Communicate scientifically plant science industry contributions to agriculture, the environment and society as a whole.
  • Promote effective stewardship programs (CuidAgroSM and CampoLimpio©) as our contribution to protect biodiversity, human health and environment.
  • Optimize the operation of the CropLife network to effectively and efficiently achieve the common goals of our members (both member companies and member Associations).

Main Office

San José, Costa Rica
Condominio Trilogía
Frente a PriceSmart Escazú
Edificio 1, Oficina 112
Phone number: +506 (2) 288 6772

Bogotá Office

Bogotá, Colombia
Carrera 23 # 124 – 87 Torre 2 Oficina 701 Torres de Zentai
Phone number: +57 (1) 390 2490

 

Affiliates

BASF

cruz bayer negro web

FMC Technologies

syngenta

Sumitomo Chemical